Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for July 24, 2013

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21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity
I’m a sucker, yes, but this literally had tears running down my face. Two minutes of Fox News can fix it if you find yourself with too much faith in humanity, though.
Why Companies Kill Products We Love
A level-headed perspective from my friend Brad Hill on “sunsetting,” with a focus on Yahoo! and Google. Definitely worth a read if you’re feeling spiteful about Reader.
MOSX Tumblelog
Some quick tips for making the most of the mind mapping app MindNode. Via Macdrifter.
Replicating the Doom Screen Melt with JavaScript and Canvas
Limited use cases, but a very cool retro effect using Canvas and a little scripting.
Twilight theme, tweaked
My tweaked version of Twilight for TextMate and Sublime Text. I’ve looked long and hard for a theme I like better, but this suits my personal tastes for code editing perfectly. I still use MarkdownEditing for prose. I’ll make a more official post on this (and try to get it into Package Control) after a few updates.